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ONTARIO - Durham Region - Miscellaneous Funeral Home Obituaries - 363

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Friday, 8 May 2009, at 5:49 p.m.

HOLMES, Alexander Walton
Peacefully, at the Port Perry Hospital, on Saturday, August 27, 2005, in his 104th year. Beloved husband of Ella May Holmes. Dear father of John (Florence) "Mike", Harry (Marilyn). Step-father to Arthur Thompson (Gertude) and family. Loving grandfather to Brian (Brigitte), Brent (Rhonda), Bridget (Scott Dewyze). Great-grandfather to Natalie, Spencer, Sabrina, Lindsay, Courtney, Brooklyn, and Cadence. Funeral Service on Thursday, September 1 at 2p.m. at the Erskine Cemetery Chapel. In lieu of flowers, and should family and friends so desire, donations to the Erskine Cemetery Perpetual Care Fund would be greatly appreciated. Special thanks to Dr. Brown and Dr. Mercer and staff at Port Perry Hospital for their caring and kindness.

McCAFFREY, Mildred S. “Millie”
Peacefully went to be with her Lord on Saturday August 27, 2005 in her 77th year at Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga. Loved wife of the late John M McCaffrey (1983). Precious mother of Cathy and her husband Gene Hutchison, Patti and her husband Dennis Finley of Mississauga, And the late Teresa Knight (2004). Loved grandmother of Christopher Martin (Donna), Florida, Kris Knight (Mary), Toronto, Tiffany Martin, Mississauga, Michelle Johnston (Brian), MaryLynn Holmes (Shawn), and Misty Knight (Tyrone), James, Michael, and David, and great grandmother of Brittany, Courtney, Christopher, Aliyah, Dion, Mikayla, Isaiah and Jamila, Dear sister of Ronald Myles, and the late Albert Myles, and sister-in-law of Carmel Hamlyn, Mary Johansen (Ejgil), Nora MacInally, and Patrick McCaffrey (Norma). Fondly remembered by nieces, nephews and friends. Special heartfelt thanks to Nancy Titka and Rose Powell for the compassionate care given to Mom over the past few years, and the staff at Credit Valley Hospital 2B. Friends may call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa, on Wednesday August 31st from 2-4pm, and 7-9pm. A funeral service will be held on Thursday September 1st at 2pm in the chapel of the funeral home. Interment St. Gregory’s Catholic Cemetery, Oshawa, Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, The Diabetes Association, Gideon Bibles, or the Charity of choice.

POCH, Leslie Joan
On Saturday, August 27, 2005, Leslie in her 58th year. Dear wife of Steve Poch. Fondly remembered by her volunteer friends. Relatives and friends may pay their respects at McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St., E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Tuesday from 7-9 pm. A graveside service will be held at Thornton Cemetery on Wednesday, August 31, 2005 at 11:00 am. Donations in memory of Leslie to a Charity of choice would be appreciated.

SADIWNYK, Anne Marie (nee Sherburne)
Went to be with our Lord on August 27th, 2005 at the age of 46 years. Dearly loved wife of Terry (Taras). Loved daughter of John Richard "Rick" Sherburne and the late Ida Mary Bell of Ajax. Loving sister of Carol Hazelton (Wayne), Barbara Hume (Clifford), Nancy Sherburne, Mairi Bender, John Sherburne (Denise). Daughter in law of Jaraslava and Andy Pankiw, sister of Oleh and Sylvia, Bill and Walter, Paul and Jan Sadiwnyk and spiritual sister and best friend of Lynn Ruetz. Anne will be missed by her cherished pets Cheeky, Chocolate and Bear. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

STATHAM, Eileen (nee Wright)
(Long time member of Calvary Baptist Church) Suddenly at the Lakeridge Health – Oshawa on Saturday, August 27th, 2005 in her 81st year. Beloved wife of Alfred. Loving mother of Lynda, Bev and Charles, Kathleen, Barb and Randy. Cherished grandmother and great grandmother. Dear sister of Vern and Ruth Wright. Daughter of the late Mervyn and Caroline Wright. Eileen was loved, and will be missed by her extended family and friends. Friends were received at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234) for visitation on Monday, August 29th from 7 – 9 P.M. A graveside service was held at Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens on Tuesday, August 30th at 10:00 A.M. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Heart and Stroke Foundation or Canadian Diabetes Association.

WHITEHEAD, Mary
At The Wynfield on Saturday, August 27th, 2005 in her 98th year. Loving mother of Georgie Tkaczuk and her husband Bill. Loving grandmother of Debra (Jay) McCarten, Donna (Todd) Stephens, Diana Tkaczuk (Tom Henry) and Darlene Johnston (late Fraser). Great-grandmother of Clifford and Colleen McCarten, Kellee, Lynsee and Kale Stephens, Wesley and Olivia Henry and Sean Johnston. Survived by her brother Delbert Purdy (Dolly) of Kelowna, B.C., sister Dorothy Ballagh of P.E.I. Predeceased by brothers Frank Purdy, Louis Purdy, Harold Purdy and sisters Mabel McIntosh, Violet Findlay, Alice Jack and Beatrice Purdy. A Private Family Service will be held at OSHAWA FUNERAL SERVICE “Thornton Chapel”, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234). Donations may be made to The Wynfield or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

WOODS, Rose Mary
After a very brief battle with pancreatic cancer, peacefully with her family by her side at home on Saturday, August 27, 2005. Rose (nee Didych) in her 76th year. Dearly beloved wife of Donald Woods for 46 years. Loving mother of Cheryl Fleming and her husband Eric of Ottawa, Greg Woods of Oshawa, Lorraine Woods and her husband James Sarnovsky of Courtice, Jim Woods and his wife Patricia of Bowmanville, and Todd Woods and his wife Cristina of Courtice. Dear grandmother of Meghen, Melissa and Colleen Fleming, Casey, Blair and Jennafer Woods, John and Kellea DeMille, Carleigh and Brooklyn Sarnovsky, Mitchell and Riley Woods, Aaron, Alexandra and Emily Woods. Dear sister of Anne Armstrong of Whitby. Rose was a member of St. Gertrude’s Catholic Womens’ League. Relatives and friends paid their respects at McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD, 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Prayer service at 7:00 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Rose’s birthday on Tuesday, August 30, 2005 at 11:00 am. at St. Gertrude’s Roman Catholic Church, 690 King St. E., Oshawa, with cremation following. Donations in memory of Rose to a Charity of personal choice would be appreciated.

FREEMAN, Josephine Marie
Surrounded by love at home, on Friday, August 26, 2005. Josie, beloved wife of the late Vincent Edward (Ed) Freeman. Loving mother of Paul Freeman, Nancy Featherstone (Larry) and Sheilagh Freeman Zatorski (Stuart). Nana will be greatly missed by her grandchildren Chad, Melissa, Emma, Craig, Angela (Kris), Stuart, and her great-grandchildren Cole, Jacob, and Jorja. Beloved sister of Marion Sullivan (Carl), Roberta Foster (Nick), Mick Hobbins (the late Helen), Shirley Lord (the late Walter), and predeceased by 3 brothers and 3 sisters. Sadly missed by her nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Family and friends are invited to the HIGHLAND PARK VISITATION/RECEPTION CENTRE, 2510 Bensfort Rd. (at River Rd. S.) on Monday, August 29, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, followed by a funeral service in the Chapel at 12 noon. Interment Highland Park Cemetery. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by Josie’s family and may be made through NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 1-877-987-3964, with whom arrangements have been entrusted.

NEUMAN, John F.
(Veteran of W.W.II, serving overseas from 1943 - 1946 as an army cook; retired from General Motors of Canada with 32 years Service). Peacefully, at home, on Friday, August 26, 2005, in his 90th year. Predeceased by his first wife Laura. Beloved husband of Elma Flewell. Loving father of Debbie and her husband Cliff. Dear step-father of Ronald and his wife Pat Flewell, Reg and his wife Vicky Flewell, Carolyn and her husband Murray Neuman, Debra and her husband Brian Summerfeldt. Brother of Ella and her husband Doug Dakin, Ida Phalen, Gordon and his wife Donna Neuman, Eva and her husband Ken Gustafson, Adam Klein, Ann Klein, Liz and the late Bill, Joan, Anna, and Alvina. Loving grandfather of Michael, Angela, Andrew, Donna, Susan, Geoffrey, Garrett, Genna, Michael and great-grandfather of Allie, Jack, Grant, Hayden, Owen and Benny. Brother-in-law of Ileen Neuman. Relatives and friends may pay their respects at the McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Sunday from 6-9 p.m. and on Monday, August 29, 2005 from 12 noon until time of Service in the Chapel at 1:00p.m. Interment Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens, Whitby. Donations made in memory of John to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

RAHM, Stanley Arthur
(Past Noble Grand and 50 year member of Warriner Lodge #75 I.O.O.F, Port Perry) Peacefully in his sleep, on Friday, August 26, 2005 at the Lakeridge Health Centre in Port Perry, at age 83. Stan Rahm, of Blackstock, beloved husband of the late Marion (nee Hill). Loving father of Paul Rahm and his wife Anne of Kemptville, and Carol and her husband Cameron Porter of Blackstock. Loved grandfather of 6 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Dear brother of Dorothy and her husband Lloyd Beech (deceased), and Irene (deceased) and her husband Stan Hall all of Bowmanville. The family of Stan Rahm will receive friends at the WAGG FUNERAL HOME, "McDermott-Panabaker Chapel", 216 Queen Street in Port Perry (905 985-2171) on Sunday, August 28th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. A Service to celebrate his life will be held in the Chapel on Monday, August 29th at 11 a.m. with Reverend Mary Bell-Plouffe officiating. Interment St. John’s Anglican Cemetery, Blackstock. If desired, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Charity of your choice.

BRYANT, Ronald Arthur
At his residence on Thursday August 25, 2005. Ronald Bryant in his 73rd year. Beloved husband of Marion. Dear brother of Gordon Bryant of Oshawa. Also survived by several nieces & nephews. At his request, no service will be held. Cremation & burial in Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations to the Lakeridge Health Dialysis Unit, the Kidney Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated, and may be made through the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa.

CURTIS, Donna Elvira
Passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness on Thursday, August 25, 2005 at the age of 82. Predeceased by her husband Jack and son Donald Titus. Loving mother of Troy, Davida (Les) Szabady, Gail (Ross) Bisch, Dodie (Ray) Trempe, and daughter-in-law Stella. Beloved grandmother of Jack, Hope, Emily, Donna, Kathy, and Wendy. Great granny of Aidan and Paige. She will also be missed by her faithful dog Molly. Donna will be fondly remembered by her many family and friends. Funeral Service to be held at Ajax Baptist Church, 56 Angus Drive, Ajax on Tuesday, August 30, 2005 at 11 am. Should family and friends so desire, donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated. Donna is to be celebrated as a woman who dedicated her life to the happiness of others and her resolute faith in Jesus Christ.

NIZNIK, Mary
At Hillsdale Estates on Thursday August 25, 2005. Mary Niznik in her 100th year. Wife of the late William Lesiuk and Mike Niznik. Dear mother of Annie Lesiuk, and Pauline Beal. Loving grandmother of Douglas Beal & his wife Ellen (Driscoll), great grandmother of Laura, Wendy, Katie and David Beal, and great great grandmother of Keegan. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa with funeral service in the Chapel on Monday August 29, 2005 at 1 p .m. Interment Oshawa Union Cemetery. Prayers will be held at the funeral home on Sunday at 7 p.m. Memorial donations to Hillsdale Estates, the Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation or St. John’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church would be appreciated. Visitation Sunday 6 – 9 p.m.

PATERSON, Alexander
(Past member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Oshawa, Member of Orange Lodge, Blackstock) Passed away, peacefully, at Lakeridge Health Corp. Oshawa on Thursday, August 25, 2005, in his 86th year. Beloved husband of the late Doris Paterson (nee Sims). Father of David and his wife Suzanne, Sandra and her husband Mark Giordano. Alex was predeceased by all 12 of his brothers and sisters. He is also survived by his nephew Tom Sims and his wife Joan, his niece CaroleAnne Kavelman, many other nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may pay their respects at McINTOSH-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa, on Saturday, August 27, 2005, from 12 noon until the time of service at 1:00 p.m. Cremation. Donations made in memory of Alex to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

PEAT, James "Jim" Fraser
Age 76 years. Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Thursday August 25, 2005. Beloved husband of Helen (Ella). Loving father of Isabel Peat; Helen & her husband Fred Temush and Jacqueline & her husband Brian Higgins. Cherished grandad of Matthew, Sarah, Erin, Wesley & Derek. Survived by his sister May & Bill McIlroy and sister-in-law Annie Peat. Predeceased by his brother William Peat. Dear uncle to Ann & Ron Bolton, Jim & Karen McIlroy, Tom & June Peat, Morag Graham, Henry Peat and their families. He will be sadly missed by many cousins and close friends in Canada, Scotland and Australia. At Jim’s Request a Private Family Service will take place at THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations may be made to Oncology or Palliative Care at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

STARKEY, William "Bill"
Age 76 years, Retired Postal Service & Veteran. Peacefully after a brief battle with cancer at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Thursday August 25, 2005. Beloved husband of the late Gwen Starkey. Dear father of Steven & his wife Sue, Mark & his wife Jill, Barry Starkey & his partner Leanne, Shelley Starkey, Kerry & her husband Jamie Abbott. He will be sadly missed by his 12 grandchildren. Survived by his brothers Ted & Nancy Starkey; Ron & Teri Starkey and sister Barb & Vern Hopps. Predeceased by his sister Shirley Lamb. Visitation will take place at THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville 2-4 & 7-9 pm Sunday August 28th, 2005. Funeral Service will be held in our Chapel 11am Monday August 29th. Cremation. Memorial donations made to the Cancer Society would be appreciated by Bill's family.

CRUISHANK, Douglas John
(Driver for City Wide Taxi and Avid Golfer) Suddenly at his residence on Wednesday August 24th, 2005, Douglas John Cruickshank at 68 years of age. Survived by his children Douglas and his wife Helen, Denise Lindo and Danika Cruickshank, and by his grandchildren; Subrina, Paul and Reanne Cruickshank, Keomee and Eric Lindo, Theren Cruickshank and Meagan and Storm Kunkel. He will be sadly missed by Patrick Whalley, Nicole Sutton and her family and by his friends at City Wide Taxi and his golf buddies. Resting at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME 124 King Street East, Oshawa with funeral service in the chapel on Wednesday August 31st, 2005 at 1 p.m. Cremation. Memorial donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Visitation Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

D’SOUZA, Francis Lulu Roque "Lou"
Age 73 years. Peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Wednesday August 24, 2005. Beloved husband of Gladys for 51 years. Loving father of Christine & her husband Bill West; Sharon D’Souza & her husband Paul Knapp and Nigel D’Souza. Cherished Papas of Robin West & his wife Laura, Justin West, Holly West and Carleigh Knapp. He will be sadly missed by his great-grandchildren Giselle and Nathaniel West. He is survived by his brothers Edwin D’Souza and Elliott D’Souza and predeceased by his brother Eric. Visitation will take place at THE NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville, 2-4 & 7-9pm Friday August 26th, 2005. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. JOSEPH’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, Bowmanville, 11 am Saturday August 27th, 2005. Cremation. Memorial donations may be made to The Cancer Society.

ROBERTS, Bryan David
Suddenly in Oshawa on Wednesday August 24, 2005, age 45. Beloved husband of Christa. Loving father of Holly, Ben, Heidi and Chloe. Son of David and Freda Roberts of Newmarket. Brother of Deanna and Kevin. Will be sadly missed by family and friends. Memorial Service to be held at HARMONY UNITED CHURCH, 15 Harmony Road North Oshawa on Friday, September 2, 2005 at 11 a.m.

BABICH, Barbara Joan
Gracefully after a lengthy illness, at Lakeridge Health, Oshawa on Tuesday August 23, 2005 in her 62nd year. Barbara is survived by her mother Irene “Peggy” Gallant, of Oshawa, and by her children Lori Low ( Dan ) of Markdale, Ontario, Karen Marmara ( Glen ) of Sutton, Ontario, Todd Shaw, British Columbia, Barbara Ann Shaw, Beamsville, Ontario, Ronnie Babich,( Adrienne ) of Oshawa, and Ronda Lenis ( Mikel ), of Oshawa. She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren Amanda, Kenneth, Stephanie, Austin, Justin, Karlie, and Derek. Dear sister of Donna McDonald ( Gerry ), of Oshawa, and Patsy Gallant ( Morris ) of Oshawa. Dear aunt of Randy, David and Tracy. Special thanks to Adrienne and Shirley, Lakeridge Health Oshawa staff, and Durham Access to Care for their compassionate care. Friends may call at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King Street East, Oshawa, on Thursday August 25th from 7-9pm. A Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel of the Funeral Home on Friday August 26th at 11:00 am. Interment St. Johns Cemetery, Vallentyne at 1:30 pm. Donations to the United Way in Barbara’s memory would be greatly appreciated by the family.

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